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Or, check out the Buckland Gallery of Witchcraft & Magick in Tremont, which manages to be both spooky and educational.
Go for a ride on the West Side Shuffle, from Park to Shop (an aptly named grocery store) to a variety of food destinations in the Asiatown neighborhood.
Last but not least, Funhouse holds it down with alcoholic slushies and carnival games like Skee-Ball to keep everyone entertained.
Bringing poetry to bars has long been the idea behind Brews Prose’s monthly readings held on the first Tuesday of the month in the basement of Market Garden Brewery.
The fried chicken at this place is almost as famous as its old-school lanes, where you’ll have to keep score by hand if you want to win the game.
Every first Friday, the Cleveland Museum of Art fills its spacious courtyard with the biggest party in the city, with each event thematically celebrating parts of the museum's collection and new special exhibits.
Pro tip: Cap off your night with a visit to Popeye Presents at Survival Kit on the top level, where live performances by musicians local and national (from rock to classical to experimental) take place in the gallery that doubles as a recording studio.
Few things are more intimate than telling stories to a roomful of strangers.
The doors to 78th Street Studios -- a converted 1905 automobile factory stuffed with a variety of contemporary art -- open to the public every third Friday.
At Keep Talking, featured speakers dole out anecdotes on the topic of the night at Happy Dog -- submit your pitch ahead of time for a chance to get on stage.
If that doesn’t break the ice, ordering a hot dog smothered in “alien relish” (or other 52 off-the-wall toppings) definitely will. A walk around this historic market’s buzzing grounds lined with purveyors is a lively way to spend an afternoon, but its balcony view overlooking the stands might be even better.
After lunching on local eats, make your way down the street for a little shopping, including neighboring boutiques Room Service and Salty Not Sweet stocked with handmade local goods.
While you’re out and about, take an Instagram in front of the #Clevelandmural and check in at Ohio City Moto or Tabletop Board Game Café before grabbing a drink, dinner, or skip off to mainstays like Mitchell’s, Soho, and ABC the Tavern.